The online market place for property listing, buying, renting, leasing etc received a major boost recently as Property Vault Limited, a subsidiary of Richards Infrastructure Limited, launched a new web portal that will enable people transact real estate business from the comfort of their homes and offices.
Known as Property Bank, the new web portal, described by its promoters as the first-of-its-kind, aims to develop and manage properties of the highest quality and standard and features buyers and renters, houses, town-houses, flats, vacant land and farms from Nigeria’s leading estate agents and property developers.
For consumers who can use the internet to find their next home on their own, Property Bank offers an online tool that guides them through the process of owning homes and renting apartment with the good news that owners of the platform have weeded out fraudulent acts having taken the responsibility of finalizing the offer, negotiating with the listing agent and coordinating closing deals.
“With www.propertybankng.com, you can search for your perfect home to buy or rent by area, price and property type; call, chat or mail our agents for further information, clarity and enquiries as well as schedule visit time to see desired properties,” Andy Morkah, CEO, Property Vault Limited, assured.
Continuing, Morkah explained, “our goal is to empower consumers with the most thorough information on the market and bring them in direct contact with the agents. Our listings aim at providing as much information as possible and also an in-depth insight on each property”.
“At Property Bank, we help you find your perfect property. Our Agents are well equipped and they have the direct mandate for the property straight from the owners, bringing greater efficiency to the Nigerian real estate market. Searching for properties and full acquisition has been made easier, transactions can now be concluded in a maximum of 48 hours”, he assured further.
Morkah disclosed that his firm had signed-on properties from developers and direct brief agents within Lagos and Abuja, adding that they had generated more than 5,000 properties and still counting in the portal. “Our competitive edge is our competitive service delivery style as well as our team of seasoned professionals united by a firm resolve to deliver”, he added.
“The marketing model is structured to whip off the long chain of agents usually involved in the process of buying and letting properties. The marketing portal which is web-based is driven by a friendly customer relationship management call centre with toll-free lines. The search engine allows you streamline your search based on your budget, region and area,” he said.
Beyond displaying list of properties, Property Bank web portal will also serve as an information portal for real estate and other related news geared towards home buying from both local and international markets. It will also contain real estate products ranging from residential to corporate offices, shops, warehouses, and plots of lands. Morkah who doubles as chief executive officer, Richards Infrastructures Limited, disclosed that the company had strategically streamlined its focus to face civil engineering, project management and facility management.
“This automatically moves all real estate activities ranging from marketing, development and property management to a new company- Property Bank,” he said.